The quest to achieve your heart’s desire can make you susceptible to the wiles of snake oil salesmen. Over and over again I see blogs with titles that claim to include insider information for writers peppered with phrases that include: how to get published, insider tips, and editors’ preferences. I plead guilty to putting theseContinue reading “Close Your Eyes and Make a Wish”
I’ve been reading advice columns as long as I’ve been reading the newspaper. I began by reading Ann Landers in the Baltimore Sun. When living in California and Massachusetts I was reading Dear Abby, further elaborated on by that wonderful John Prine song “Dear Abby”. What better advice can there be then, You areContinue reading “Dear Abby Dear Someone Please Give Me Advice”
Love comes in many shapes and forms and it is at the root of everything we writers are passionate about.
Who can resist a parade of bright yellow sunflowers? If your posts are read and liked, you’ve done the work.
If I gear my format and content towards making false promises of fortune, fame, instant health or happiness where is the artistic fulfilment? I’m blogging to communicate what’s on my mind.
Bad news is not welcome. The hard fast reality is that our local hospital may have to start prioritizing patients.
No one ever dies on Facebook or do they?